Head of Operations
Engineering - FMCG Food / Drink - Manufacturing

Job Title: 
Head of Operations
Job Type: 
Senior Executive
Job sector: 
FMCG Food / Drink
North East
Base Salary: 
About this position: 

Our client is a high-volume fmcg manufacturing company with revenues exceeding £80m. They are entering a period of major growth, investment and expansion and are looking to appoint a head of department to drive operational excellence.


The Role: 
  • Reporting to the chief executive and a key member of the senior leadership team, you will enjoy full strategic accountability for production and supply chain performance with a multifunctional team of over 200 and 7 direct reports.


  • Will manage all key investment plans at site whilst driving exceptional service levels across all functions.  


  • Will work closely alongside board level peers to ensure overall business success during a period of growth.



The Person: 
  • Ideally holding a degree level engineering qualification with further lean/ CI accolades, you will have a proven track record leading multi-disciplined teams in a high-volume production environment.


  • The ability to prove you can improve operational performance through the implementation of modern continuous improvement techniques.


  • A solid understanding and experience delivering exceptional service levels in a customer centric environment.